Captain Dave Snyder

Originally from Michigan, Dave’s newest endeavor, while operating The Halyard Restaurant Group, is being blended between running charters and supporting charities that promote the conservation of fishing environments and the fish swimming in those waters.

Dave has fished in the Golden Isles for twenty years and became a licensed captain in 2016. Dave’s on water business, Hook and Knife Charters, combines his skills
and passion for fishing with his love of preparing and serving catches to delighted charter guests at his restaurants. To learn more about these unique experiences, visit With his unique experiences and dedication to conversation, he became and Orvis Endorsed guide in 2021 with Fly Cast Charters and Outfitters.

Dave’s belief in protecting our natural resources is shared by being a steering committee member with The Marine Resource Education Program as part of the GMRI, sitting on the Shellfish Advisory and Mariculture Advisory Panel for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, and being a member of the Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel for the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council. Dave also serves on several local and state